This is the second People's Review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA). It highlights the continuing failures of the WCA and the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) system, a system which is supposed to support people who are too sick or disabled to work.
The first review is available to read here.
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A 2012 report on the most relevant evidence available on Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and the proposals to replace it with Personal Independence Payments (PIP).
The ‘We Are Spartacus’ Community Submission to the Government Consultation on Assessments for Personal Independence Payments.
This report is a response to Worcestershire County Council's proposal for a Maximum Expenditure Policy in relation to social care support for disabled adults.
A report on the inadequacy of Discretionary Housing Payments to mitigate the impact of the 'bedroom tax' on sick and disabled housing benefit claimants in social housing.
A report on the implications for chronically sick and disabled tenants of the Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012.
This report was written in response to the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) which assesses an individual’s entitlement to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).
This briefing was written to alert people to the impact on disabled benefits claimants of the Employment and Support Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 2012 reference no 3096.
The briefing sets out the concerns of disabled people and others in relation to the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
This is a submission to the Department for Work and Pensions consultation on the 'moving around' activity of the assessment for the Personal Independence Payment.
In this significant report Catherine Hale explores the experience of a key group of disabled people who have been slotted into the 'Work Related Activity Group'.